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Island Wall, Whitstable, CT5 1EP, www.favourite.org.uk(5 miles, 8 km)
This oyster yawl, which is also known as a smack, was built in 1890 by the Whitstable Shipping company and worked until 1944. She can now be viewed between the seawall and Island Wall, about 200m east of the Neptune pub.
New Road, Rough Common, Canterbury, CT2 9DB, www.theblean.co.uk/(1 miles, 2 km)
Blean Woods are the largest in Kent and, in addition to their intrinsic interest as ancient woodlands they surround a number of attractive villages with pubs, where you can eat and drink, places to visit.
Off Whitehall Road, Canterbury, CT2 8NL, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(5 miles, 8 km)
This area dates back to the Doomsday period. Today it is one of a few areas of riverside grassland that has not been treated with weedkillers or fertilisers, which means that a wide variety of species can thrive.
Mount Ephraim Gardens have plenty to offer and delight visitors. Unwind in these ten acres of gardens, set in the heart of an 800 acre estate with magnificent views over the Swale Estuary.
Whitstable, CT5 4FJ, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(4 miles, 7 km)
Duncan Down is the largest open space in Whitstable. Originally earmarked for housing in the 1930s, the land is now protected as a Village Green, providing opportunities for local people to relax and enjoy wildlife.
104 High Street, Whitstable, CT5 1AZ, Tel: 01227 272042, www.playhousewhitstable.co.uk(5 miles, 8 km)
Community theatre offering a wide range of entertainment - plays, pantomimes, music, comedy and active youth group.
Bigbury, Harbledown, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 9BJ, Tel: 01622 662 012, Email(4 miles, 6 km)
Bigbury camp is a pre-Roman Iron Age hillfort in Howfield Wood.
Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UP, Tel: 01227 862000, Email(5 miles, 8 km)
This beautiful ancient 45-hectare woodland has spectacular displays of wildflower including many species of orchid.
Yorkletts, Whitstable, Kent, CT2 9JX, Email, www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/visiting-woods/wood-information/victory-wood/(3 miles, 4 km)
This is a place for a great walk set on the edge of the Blean Woodland area. See a wood with a difference! This is the Flagship Site, one of 33 woods plant around the UK, for the Trafalgar Woods Project to commemorate the 200th anniversary.
80 London Road, Canterbury, CT2 8LS, Tel: 01227 786109, Email(5 miles, 8 km)
The church is 1000 years old and was the first to be dedicated to St Dunstan.
Honey Hill, Blean, Canterbury, CT2 9JR, Tel: 01227 765168, www.druidstone.net(3 miles, 5 km)
Set in attractive gardens and woodland, Druidstone caters for the imagination of all ages. Go on a walk through the enchanted woodland, enjoy hands on experience with the farmyard animals.
45a Joseph Wilson Estate, Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 272 700(5 miles, 8 km)
Joseph Wilson Industrial Estate, 45b Millstrood Road, Whitstable, CT5 3PS, Tel: 01227 282 100(5 miles, 8 km)
Grow Garden Centre, Brogdale Farm, Brogdale Road, Faversham, ME13 8XZ, Tel: 01227 728 613(4 miles, 6 km)